Friday, February 4, 2011

Themes in Art

Religious subject matter from a secular perspective
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Albrecht Durer, 1498, Woodcut
Garden of Earthly Delights, Hieronymus Bosch, 1505-1510, Oil on Wood
Bartolommeo Colleoni, Andrea Del Verrocchio, 1481-1496, Bronze
Hercules and Antaeus, Antonio Del Pollaiuolo, 1470-1475, Bronze
The Bath, Mary Cassatt, 1892, Oil on Canvas
Revolutions in art
Liberty Leading the People, Eugene Delacroix, 1830, Oil on Canvas
Distant View of Dordrecht, with a Milkmaid and Four Cows, and Other Figures, Aelbert Cuyp, Late 1640's, Oil on Canvas
Gender roles
Untitled Film Still #35, Cindy Sherman, 1979, Gelatin Silverprint
Powerful women in history
Isabella d'Este, Titian, 1534-1536, Oil on Canvas
Third-Class Carriage, Honore Daumier, 1862, Oil on Canvas
The Nightmare, Henry Fuseli, 1781, Oil on Canvas
Art inspired by music
Pastoral Symphony, Giorgione Da Castelfranco, 1508-1510, Oil on Canvas
Food and mealtime
Supper Party, Gerrit Van Honthorst, 1620, Oil on Canvas
Media propaganda
Green Coca-Cola Bottles, Andy Warhol, 1962, Oil on Canvas
Fashion in art
Louis XIV, Hyacinthe Rigaurd, 1701, Oil on Canvas
Controversial works of art
Last Supper, Leonardo Da Vinci, 1495-1498, Oil on Tempera on Plaster

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